Foreign Relations: Opportunity for Two

While the guns roared over the sands of Sinai and the hills of Galilee, the U.S. and the Soviet Union worked in tandem to avoid a catastrophic confrontation. With a Middle East cease-fire in effect and the superpowers back from the brink, the Big Two have arrived at a definitive new crossroads in world affairs. Will they revert to the arid pattern of cold-war contentiousness, or will they make a concerted effort to shape new agreements not only on the Middle East but also on a whole panoply of world problems?

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